June 30, 2010 Kagan says a veggie law would be dumb, Coburn says health law is, too, but not in so many words.
Light rail commuters like these in Charlotte, N.C., lost weight by taking the train.
June 30, 2010 Taking the train to work more than once a week helped North Carolina commuters lose more than six pounds per person.
A few too many part-time workers could make the Trolley Care Diner in Philadelphia subject to health care penalties.
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June 29, 2010 Small businesses that employ many part-time workers could inadvertently hit a threshold that requires they offer health coverage or paying a big penalty.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper (left) and French President Nicolas Sarkozy meet at the G8 summit in Huntsville, Ontario.
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June 25, 2010 With the relevance of the Group of Eight in question, the organization's role in health is also looking diminished.
June 23, 2010 A comparison of health care in industrialized countries finds the Netherlands is tops and the U.S. is the worst.
Shrek might be sad if he's banned from McDonald's Happy Meals.
June 22, 2010 McDonald's Happy Meal toy promotions prompt kids to pester parents and foster lifelong poor eating habits, the Center for Science in the Public Interest claims.
June 22, 2010 President Obama is expected to warn insurers not to use the new health law as an excuse to raise premiums.
June 21, 2010 Surgeons don't like limits on their work weeks and they don't mind drug industry gifts, as long as they're not too extravagant.
June 16, 2010 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention figures 46.3 million were without health insurance last year, an increase of nearly 2 1/2 million people from 2008.
Eat salt and saturated fat sparingly.
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June 15, 2010 An expert panel advises the government to revise nutritional guidelines to reduce the amount of salt, sugar and saturated fat in Americans' diets.
June 14, 2010 The FDA has told the makers of personal gene tests that their services constitute medical devices and need to be approved before sale.
June 11, 2010 Abortion opponents are gearing up for battle over new longer-acting emergency contraceptive. The drug would be marketed in the U.S. under the brand name "Ella."
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June 11, 2010 Sen. Schumer has asked the FDA to issue an official definition for honey. He claims that cheaper, impure imports from China are hurting the U.S. market.
June 10, 2010 Speeches by former President Bill Clinton and a bunch of health luminaries at a meeting of insurance executives won't come cheap.
June 10, 2010 Doughnut holes may be a thing of the past, Democrat staffers say, at least the ones describing many seniors' prescription drug coverage.
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